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Opinion | What the Medicis Could Teach Eric Adams

New York’s mayor shortsightedly proposes to slash funding for libraries. Source link

Opinion | ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ Is Just the Beginning

Libraries are the new culture-war battleground as woke politics invade some of America’s most enlightened and democratic institutions. Source link

William Shatner’s Blue Origin trip filled him with ‘dread’ for Earth amid the ‘vicious coldness of space’: New book 

Billionaire Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin charges top dollar for trips to space, but some customers may feel “overwhelming sadness” on the journey. That’s how William Shatner describes feeling...

Opinion | In Hong Kong, Children’s Books Are Now ‘Seditious’

You know a government has become Orwellian when it punishes publishers of children’s books. That’s where Hong Kong’s Beijing supplicants have taken the territory with the conviction last...

Opinion | The Tragic Site of Salman Rushdie’s Stabbing

It’s a bitter irony that Salman Rushdie was about to discuss the need to protect persecuted writers when he was brutally assaulted in Western New York Friday. The...

Opinion | A Sickbed Call From Historian David McCullough

When I caught chickenpox from my infant daughter in 1997, I knew I was in trouble. The virus can be serious when it strikes adults, and I was...

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One of the last small-ish Android phones looks like it’s going the way of the iPhone Mini

As phone sizes trended upward, one small device stood its ground year after year: the Asus Zenfone. That appears to be changing soon,...

Economist soothes UK legislators: No big fiscal crisis coming—except for in the U.S.

The U.S. is in danger of a fiscal crisis erupting after a ballooning in deficits in recent years, according to Olivier Blanchard, a...

Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex review: Don’t sleep on multiple free night awards and status

Our take: With perks meant to attract business owners who make Marriott Bonvoy hotels their home away from home, and with a relatively...

Tesla’s chief designer has a side hustle: Leading coworkers through workouts in the company’s parking lot

Tesla chief designer Franz von Holzhausen plays a starring role in the company’s workplace wellness offerings. Von Holzhausen, who works closely with CEO Elon...

Facing mounting debt, three quarters of U.S. workers want to get paid every day

On-demand streaming, delivery, and, next up, on-demand compensation. The biweekly paycheck is on the cusp of disruption, although expansion plans have hit a...